This bucket basket by Deborah Nabarlambarl has been open coiled, with horizontal bands of undyed and dyed pandanus. Open coiling increases the distance between stiches, exposing the coil bundle underneath, the colour composition of the coil adding to the pattern.

Deborah Nabarlambarl comes from a family of artists and is known for making bucket baskets which are often coiled, such as this.

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Bucket basket, coiled, with horizontal bands of open coils in undyed and dyed pandanus (pink and orange) . The coiled and plaited pandanus handle is attached on opposite sides.

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